By Paul Feeney
With chapters on domestic and faculty lifestyles, video games and spare time activities, song and type, along a range of fascinating illustrations, this compendium allows you to take a nostalgic examine what it used to be wish to develop up in the course of the sixties and recaptures a number of the features of lifestyles again then.
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Extra resources for A 1960s Childhood: From Thuderbirds to Beatlemania
A12 A testamentary donation to the town Vibius Adiranus, son of Vibius, granted money in his will to the people of Pompeii; with this money, the Pompeian quaestor, Vibius Vinicius, son of Maras, by decree of the assembly, issued a contract for this to be built, and he himself approved it. (Imagines Italicae, vol. 29), and probably commemorates its construction. A13 A sundial in the Stabian Baths Maras Atinius, son of Maras, quaestor, with the money raised from ﬁnes, by decree of the assembly, saw to this being set up.
CIL X 852 = ILS 5627) Two copies of its dedicatory inscription originally stood over the west and east entrances to the Amphitheatre. Gaius Quinctius Valgus may be the father-in-law of the tribune Publius Servilius Rullus, who proposed the agrarian law vehemently attacked by Cicero in his speech On the Agrarian Law. Cicero portrays him as one of Sulla’s partisans, a proﬁteer of the worst kind. Even if this identiﬁcation is not correct, Valgus was certainly a man of wide inﬂuence, since he also appears on inscriptions at Aeclanum, Cassino, and Frigento as public magistrate and benefactor (CIL X 5282, IX 1140, ILLRP 598).
It is possible that 29 THE SOCIAL WAR AND ITS AFTERMATH the construction of the Covered Theatre was not a brand new project initiated by the colonists, but that they completed a design already underway. The same magistrates later built the Amphitheatre (B12). For Marcus Porcius, see also B9, B12, B15. For further interpretation of the Covered Theatre’s signiﬁcance, see D61–62. B12 Construction of the Amphitheatre Gaius Quinctius Valgus, son of Gaius, and Marcus Porcius, son of Marcus, quinquennial duumvirs, for the honour of the colony, saw to the construction of the Amphitheatre at their own expense and gave the area to the colonists in perpetuity.
A 1960s Childhood: From Thuderbirds to Beatlemania by Paul Feeney